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A beautifully illustrated guide to Rosenborg Castle. Visiting the castle can be an overwhelming experience as the royal apartments are filled with portraits and beautiful objects. The guidebook places the rooms and their treasures within the context of Danish history from the reign of Christian IV to the development of Denmark's constitution. The illustrations include details that visitors to the museum are likely to overlook including hidden speaking tubes in the walls for the royal residents t ...more
The Palace of Rosenborg was one of the highlights of my visit to Copenhagen, last week. It isn't as big as Versailles or Schönbrunn, but it contains one of the most interesting and extraordinary collection of objects, from the 17th till the 19th century. This book is a great introduction to it!